ACEM to organise roundtable on motorcycling and ITS technology
22 Sep 2017

ACEM to organise roundtable on motorcycling and ITS technology

The European Association of Motorcycle Manufacturers will organise a roundtable titled ‘Motorcycle talk ITS’ at the next edition of the ITS World Congress. The discussions will be moderated by the ACEM Secretary General Antonio Perlot and will take place on 1 November at the Palais des Congrès Convention Center, Montreal, Canada.

Motorcycle industry experts, including representatives of the CMC (Connected Motorcycle Consortium), European, Asian and American policy-makers and other stakeholders will discuss key issues as: the potential of C-ITS to significantly improve motorcycle safety, the risk of transferring ADAS from cars to motorcycles without dedicated engineering solutions, the need for interoperable C-ITS applications, as well as the impact of automated cars on motorcycle safety.

Panelists

  • Claire Depré. Head of the ITS Unit, European Commission’s Directorate General for Mobility and Transport
  • Robert Kreeb. Chief, Intelligent Technologies Research Division, U.S. Department of Transportation
  • Huei-Ru Tseng. Deputy Technical Manager at Taiwan’s Industrial Technology Research Institute
  • Hennes Fischer. Senior Advisor at Yamaha Motor Europe
  • John Lenkeit. Technical Director at Dynamic Research Inc
  • Matthias Mörbe. Engineering Two-Wheeler and Power Sport at Robert Bosch GmbH

Registration

If you wish to attend and participate in the discussions please register at: http://itsworldcongress2017.org/registration/ 

Place and time of the roundtable

Palais des Congrès Convention Center (room 515 ABC), Montreal, Canada.
1 November between 16:45 and 18:00.

Additional information

For further information about this roundtable please contact the event organizer: Dr Veneta Vassileva, ACEM’s safety coordinator:  or visit http://www.cmc-info.net 

About ACEM

The European Association of Motorcycle Manufacturers (ACEM) represents manufacturers of mopeds, motorcycles, three-wheelers and quadricycles (L-category vehicles) in Europe. ACEM members include 18 manufacturing companies and 17 national industry associations. About 156,000 jobs depend on the motorcycle, moped, tricycle and quadricycle industry in Europe.

ACEM manufacturing members, which include some of the largest multinationals in the sector, are: BMW Motorrad, Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP), Ducati Motor holding, Harley-Davidson, Honda, Kawasaki, KTM, KYMCO, MV Agusta, Peugeot Scooters, Piaggio, Polaris Industries, Renault, Royal Enfield, Suzuki, Triumph Motorcycles and Yamaha.

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